Skip to main content

National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

LawShelf Educational Media | Evaluated Learning Experience

Nonprofit Organizations Law (BUS-202)


Varies, self-study. 


July 2022 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: determine whether an organization is eligible for and governed by nonprofit status; describe how nonprofit organizations are incorporated and dissolved; apply statutes and regulations that govern nonprofit management and activities; explain how nonprofit organizations are governed; and explain the powers of directors and officers of nonprofit organizations.


Major topics taught in this course include: non-profit organizations, structures under which nonprofits operate, distinctions between non-profit and for-profit organizations, governance, taxation and compensation of employees in non-profit organizations.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Business Administration or Accounting (6/21) (6/22 administrative review).